Tag: POET-DSM

Breaking the bottleneck: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to POET-DSM cellulosic biofuels commercialization

Breaking the bottleneck: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to POET-DSM cellulosic biofuels commercialization

January 4, 2018 |

In November we reported that POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels achieved a major breakthrough in cellulosic biofuels production at its Project LIBERTY plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The company has solved the critical challenge in pretreatment, overcoming what has been the No. 1 hurdle to commercialization for producers around the world, according to their news release. Project LIBERTY is […]

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Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, a coalition of the nation’s leaders in advanced and cellulosic biofuels thanked President Trump for his commitment to the RFS, which “has attracted billions of dollars of investment in first-of-a-kind technologies in the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry.” They also express concerns about the EPA’s July proposal to reduce White House-approved growth in […]

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Breaking the Bottleneck – POET-DSM achieves cellulosic biofuel breakthrough

Breaking the Bottleneck – POET-DSM achieves cellulosic biofuel breakthrough

November 3, 2017 |

It’s hard to believe the Digest was reporting on POET’s grand opening of its Project LIBERTY facility back in 2014, then its reaching of production goals earlier this year in April with yields of about 70 gallons of cellulosic per ton of corn stover, near its goal of 72 gallons, and now here we are […]

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POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels to build on-site enzyme manufacturing at Project Liberty

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels to build on-site enzyme manufacturing at Project Liberty

February 16, 2017 |

In Iowa, POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels will build an on-site enzyme manufacturing (OSM) facility in Emmetsburg, pending state and local approvals. The facility will be integrated into the Project Liberty technology package, replicable in future facilities. For Project Liberty, the OSM will directly pipe enzymes into the Liberty production process without requiring downstream processing, stabilizers and […]

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DSM: “We are completely committed to the POET-DSM venture and the technology.”

DSM: “We are completely committed to the POET-DSM venture and the technology.”

July 21, 2015 |

DSM Bio-Based Products’s new chief, Atul Thakrar, visiting with The Digest on the sidelines of the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology taking place this week in Montreal. On POET-DSM. “We are completely committed to the POET-DSM venture and the technology. It’s harder and takes longer to get through the commissioning period than we had expected, but […]

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Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

July 1, 2015 |

Seen a number of high-profile cellulosic projects open in recent years, and not much ethanol being produced? Wondered why? Here are answers to your questions. As Jack Webb used to say on Dragnet, just the facts, ma’am. Fact one. There’s not much ethanol being produced at the new generation of cellulosic projects. Fact two. We have […]

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Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

February 16, 2015 |

Project of the Year, Deal of the Year, Partnership of the Year, Chemical of the Year, and Cap Raise of the Year — who are the big winners? Each year, the Digest recognizes projects, feedstocks, processing technology breakthroughs, novel or improved molecules, and bioeconomy pioneers in the Biofuels Digest Awards — selected by the Digest’s […]

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POET-DSM: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

POET-DSM: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 10, 2015 |

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels is a 50/50 joint venture between Royal DSM and POET, LLC. Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the company is a cooperative effort of two innovators that provides a key to unlocking the opportunity of converting corn crop residue into cellulosic bio-ethanol. Built on the strengths of both companies, the joint venture has a […]

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Finland grants funds to Poet-DSM partners and Neste Oil for biofuels projects

Finland grants funds to Poet-DSM partners and Neste Oil for biofuels projects

December 22, 2014 |

In Finland, the government has granted EUR30 million to Bioethanol Finland to support the development of the company’s 90 million liter per year cellulosic ethanol plant. The facility will produce fuel from straw. Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels is collaborating with the plant to utilize the company’s technology. The government also granted Neste Oil EUR3.3 million for […]

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Industrial biotechnology’s 2014 in pictures: The Year of Steel

Industrial biotechnology’s 2014 in pictures: The Year of Steel

October 21, 2014 |

When we think of the past 12 months and the remainder of 2014, we’re going to look back on it as the Year of Steel for the advanced bioeconomy. October 9, 2013: Beta Renewables’ 20 million gallon cellulosic ethanol plant opens in Crescentino, Italy. At the time, the world’s largest. May 29, 2014: Solazyme’s 100,000 […]

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